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CAN declares January 21 as National prayer day for Christian persecution

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared 21 January of every year as the CAN National Day of Prayers for the persecuted Christians in Nigeria in honour of the late CAN Chairman in Michika Local Government of Adamawa State, Reverend Lawan Andimi, and other victims of terror and herdsmen attacks.

FCTA partners with central bank to improve dairy production in Nigeria

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has expressed its willingness to partner with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to improve dairy production in the country.

SON to establish laboratories in six geo-political zones

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it has concluded plans to establish laboratories in the six ge-opolitical zones for testing products and ensuring standardisation in the country.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Ministry partners central bank to improve agric development in Niger Delta

The Minister, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has expressed the readiness of the Ministry to form a strategic alliance with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to improve on the agricultural development and provide employment for the teeming youths of the Niger Delta region.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Security personnel not exempted from night motorcycle ban – Ebonyi governor’s aide

Mr Saint Anakor, Special Assistant to Ebonyi Governor on Security and Utility (Capital City), has said that security personnel in the state are not exempted from the restriction on commercial motorcyclists from operating beyond 7 pm.
The Federal Capital Territory FCT Command of the Nigerian Police Force has arrested five Abuja residents who invaded the Wuse General Hospital with false claims of having contracted the Novel Coronavirus.

Five Abuja residents arrested over coronavirus prank

The Federal Capital Territory FCT Command of the Nigerian Police Force has arrested five Abuja residents who invaded the Wuse General Hospital with false claims of having contracted the Novel Coronavirus.
The Chairman of RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a team of RMAFC commissioners and other anagement members to the FIRS on a familiarisation visit.

RMAFC: Politicians’ pay may go up or down following our review

The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says it has started preliminary work on the review of the remuneration of political office holders.

Kebbi governor appoints new media aide

Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has approved the appointment of Leadership Newspaper correspondent, Alhaji Yahaya Sarki, as his Special Assistant on Media.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari reappoints aides on disability matters

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Samuel Ankeli as his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Disability Matters.
Ekpata Gedoni, housemate in Big Brother Naija Season Four Edition ‘Pepper Dem Gang’ has been appointed Special Assistant to Gov. Benedict Ayade of Cross River.

BBNaija housemate Ekpata Gedoni appointed aide to Governor Ayade

Ekpata Gedoni, housemate in Big Brother Naija Season Four Edition ‘Pepper Dem Gang’ has been appointed Special Assistant to Gov. Benedict Ayade of Cross River.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

AGF: Operation Amotekun is illegal, unconstitutional

A statement signed by the Special Assistant, Media and Public Relations (Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice), Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu said: “The setting up of the paramilitary organization called “Amotekun” is illegal and runs contrary to the provisions of the Nigerian law.”

Akwa Ibom government targets N100 billion IGR for 2020

The state Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Linus Nkan who disclosed the target during a chat with newsmen in Uyo yesterday said the rapidly springing industries, attracted by the state government have really boosted the economy of the state.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Four killed, houses razed as gunmen invade Taraba village

No fewer than four persons were feared dead and several houses, including shops, were said to have been burnt when gunmen invaded Dan-Anacha village in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Ministry secures scholarship for two secondary school athletes

The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has secured scholarship for two athletes from Anambra who were discovered at the last National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara.

Federal government dismisses alleged mass recall of ambassadors

The Federal Government has dismissed reports claiming that there was a mass recall of ambassadors.

CAN hails release of Sambo Dasuki, Omoyele Sowore

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commended the Federal government for ordering the release of former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, and the leader of RevolutionNow Movement, Mr Omoyele Sowore.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike: Seriake Dickson colluded with APC to lose Bayelsa

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, alleged that out-going Bayelsa State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, colluded with the All Progressives Congress, APC, to lose the November 16, 2019, governorship election in Bayalsa, so that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will not arrest him when he leaves government.
First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari was in Accra, Ghana on the 29th October 2019 where she was an Ambassador and Special Guest of Honour at the Sixth Edition of the “MERCK AFRICA – ASIA LUMINARY/ MORE THAN A MOTHER INITIATIVE conference for African First Ladies.

Aisha Buhari’s Mercy Mission visits Edo

As part of her humanitarian activities of bringing succor to less privileged persons in Nigeria, First Lady, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has sent a delegation to Benin City, Edo state to present food items and other nutritious commodities to inpatients and outpatients currently receiving medical attention at various hospitals in the state.

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Lagos shuts down 20 health facilities

Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Remo Stars’ Vice-Captain and defender Tiyamiyu Kazeem has been allegedly shot dead in Sagamu, Ogun State, by unknown gunmen.

Nigeria mourns slain footballer as police deny brutality

Nigeria mourned on Sunday the 'untimely death' of footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu locally known as Kaka after he was knocked down and killed by a car in an apparent hit-and-run.

Ethiopia: 29 injured in ‘bomb attack’ at pro-Abiy rally

A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Rival cult members arrested in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested members of ‘Aiye’ and ‘Eiye’ confraternity who engaged themselves in a battle for supremacy over the weekend at Iso Isu area of Ijora Badia.
“In his speech, Tamimi spoke at length about Rimi and his jihadi journey, and stated that Khalid bin Umar Batarfi is the new leader of AQAP,” it said.

SITE: Al-Qaeda group confirms death of leader, appoints successor

“In his speech, Tamimi spoke at length about Rimi and his jihadi journey, and stated that Khalid bin Umar Batarfi is the new leader of AQAP,” it said.